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Norman T. Ilowite,MD

Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Rheumatology
Medical Education
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Childrens Hospital National Medical Center
University of Washington Med Center
Main Location
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 741-2450
Fax: (718) 654-6692
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4321
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Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 741-2450
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Academic Title
Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Chief, Division of Rheumatology, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Juvenile arthritis; pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus; juvenile dermatomyositis; scleroderma in children; vasculitis in children; fibromyalgia; pain syndromes in children
Research Focus
Novel therapies for childhood arthritis; systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis; atherosclerosis prevention in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus; nonpharmacologic treatment of pain in children

Dr. Ilowite is Chief, Division of Rheumatology, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, and Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is currently Chair of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), a North American pediatric rheumatology clinical research network that performs investigator-initiated studies in all the childhood rheumatic diseases.

Dr. Ilowite’s research interests include the development of novel therapies for children with chronic arthritis, atherosclerosis prevention in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus, and nonpharmacologic management of pain in childhood rheumatic disorders. He is principal investigator on a number of National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin (NIH/NIAMS)-sponsored studies, including a multicenter clinical trial of IL-1 inhibition in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis, development of comparative effectiveness research in pediatric rheumatic diseases, and of CARRA infrastructure and databases to improve the quality and quantity of evidence to drive the care of pediatric rheumatology patients.

An active member of the American Pediatric Society, a recipient of the Lewis M. Fraad Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching and past chairman of the Sub-Board of Rheumatology, American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Ilowite is an internationally recognized leader in the field of pediatric rheumatology both in clinical research and education, as well as in excellence in clinical care.